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EDUCATION

PHD HISTORY OF ART | UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH | 2013 – 2018

· Saints, Mothers, and Personifications: Representations of Womanhood in Late Anglo-Saxon England

· Supervisor: Heather Pulliam

· External Examiner: Catherine Karkov

MA HISTORY OF ART | UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA | 2012 – 2013

· Degree: 2.1

BA | DICKINSON COLLEGE | 2008 – 2012

· Major: Medieval and Early Modern Studies; Minor: Art and Art History

· GPA: 3.88

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

FELLOW, SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES OF SCOTLAND.

MEMBER, INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF ANGLO-SAXONISTS.

MEMBER, SOCIETY FOR MEDIEVAL FEMINIST SCHOLARSHIP.

MEMBER, MEDIEVAL ACADEMY OF AMERICA.

 

HONOURS & GRANTS

JOHN MONTGOMERY SCHOLARSHIP FOR LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE [$40,000] | Dickinson College | August 2008.

PHI BETA KAPPA HONOR SOCIETY | Dickinson College | May 2009.

ALPHA LAMBDA DELTA HONOR SOCIETY | Dickinson College | May 2012.

DEPARTMENTAL HONORS FOR SENIOR THESIS Choirs, Corbels, and Conquerors: The English Monastic Cathedral and the Normans | Dickinson College | May 2012.

MAGNA CUM LAUDE | Dickinson College | May 2012.

UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE OF THE YEAR | University of East Anglia Union Council | May 2013.

HISTORY OF ART SCHOLARSHIP [£36,000] | University of Edinburgh | September 2013.

INNOVATIVE LEARNING WEEK EVENT GRANT [£300] | University of Edinburgh | February 2016.

TEAM CHOICE AWARD | Festival of Creative Learning | University of Edinburgh | February 2016.

CONFERENCE GRANT FOR GARDENS & ENCLOSURES [£200] | Society of Antiquaries of Scotland| May 2016.

NOMINATION FOR BEST PERSONAL TUTOR | University of Edinburgh | March 2016.

FESTIVAL OF CREATIVE LEARNING EVENT GRANT [£670] | University of Edinburgh | February 2017 and February 2018.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

FACULTY & STUDENT SERVICES OFFICER | Edinburgh Centre of Arcadia University | August 2018 — May 2019

INSTRUCTOR | Place-Making and Making Places, Ohio University Summer School at the University of Edinburgh | May 2016; June 2017; June 2019

HISTORY OF ART I TUTOR | University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh College of Art | September 2014—August 2017

 

MUSEUM EDUCATION & HERITAGE EXPERIENCE

PROJECT CHAIR| Edinburgh Medieval Pigment Project | Edinburgh College of Art | February 2016 — June 2019 | Advisor from June 2019

VOLUNTEER | DigIt!| March 2015 — May 2019

EDUCATION INTERN | Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, FL | May—August 2012

SCHOOLS TEAM VOLUNTEER |Norwich Cathedral |  January 2011—June 2011; September 2012—August 2013

EDUCATION INTERN | The Trout Gallery, Dickinson College | December 2009—May 2012

EDUCATION INTERN | Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts |  May 2009—July 2009

 

PRESENTATIONS

Cardiff, Wales | All Souls Convention| 2 & 3 August 2019 |’What’s So Special About This Manuscript?:’ A Crash Course in the Manuscripts of the All Souls Universe.

University of Leeds | International Medieval Congress| July 2019 | Visualising Skin: Understanding the Materiality of Manuscripts through Fiction.

British Library | Manuscripts in Anglo-Saxon England: A Postgraduate and Early Career Symposium on the Book Culture of Early Medieval England Before 1100 |15 December 2018 |The Psychomachiain Late Anglo-Saxon England: Transmission, Adaptation, and Manipulation.

Science History Institute (Philadelphia, PA, USA) | All Souls Convention| 10-12 August 2018 | A Meander Through the Art & Manuscripts of the All Souls World [Recording and slides available here].

University of Edinburgh Illuminating the Dark Ages: Manuscript Art and Knowledge in the Early Medieval World | 28-29 June 2018 | Illuminating the Woman in Late Anglo-Saxon England: Images of Femininity and the Female Body.

University of Leeds | Institute for Medieval Studies | 4-6 May 2018 | Æthelthryth as Relic and Picture: Un(Seeing) the Saintly Female Body in Late Anglo-Saxon England.

University of Oxford | Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship | 8-10 January 2018 | Vice & Virtue as Woman?: The Iconography of Gender Identity in the Late Anglo-Saxon Psychomachia Manuscripts.

University of Glasgow |Eighth International Insular Art Conference | July 2017 | Peopling Anglo-Saxon England: Depictions of Motherhood in Late Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts.

University of Edinburgh Late Antique & Medieval Postgraduate Society | 27 March 2017 | Transcending the Soul/Body: Female Personification in the Anglo-Saxon Psychomachia Manuscripts.

University of Durham Embodying Life & Death: The Body in Anglo-Saxon England | 22 October 2016, Æthelthryth as the Reformed Church: Picturing the Saintly Body in the Late Tenth Century.

University of St Andrews Archaeology Society | 6April 2016 | Past, Present, and Future: Built Heritage on Screen.

Scottish Tourist Guides Association: Highlands & Island Branch| Continuing Professional Development Workshop | 29 November 2015 and 24 January 2016 | An Authentic Scotland?: Outlander & Heritage.

University of Edinburgh Centre for Medieval & Renaissance Studies | 13 October 2015 | Marriage, Motherhood, and the (Un)Righteous Woman: The Old English Hexateuch as Visual Guide to Virtuous Female Behaviour in Late Anglo-Saxon England.

University of Cambridge Cambridge Colloquium in Anglo-Saxon, Norse, & Celtic|7 February 2015 | Remove You from the Burning Desire of Lust: St Æthelthryth as Virgin, Mother, and Queen.

University of Edinburgh Late Antique & Medieval Postgraduate Society | 3 November 2014 | The Iconography of Queenly Identity: The Balthild Ring Bezel & the Depiction of Coitus.

University of East Anglia School of Art History and World Art, Postgraduate Seminar | 12 December 2013 | St Æthelwold’s Women: The Benedictional of St Æthelwold and the Depiction of the Virgin/Mother Dichotomy in Anglo-Saxon England.

 

PUBLICATIONS

“THE MOTHERING BODY: WOMEN, MOTHERHOOD, AND THE BODY IN LATE ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND.” in More Fuss About the Body: New Medievalists’ Perspectives. Edited by Leah Pope Parker and Stephanie Grace-Petinos. [Forthcoming, 2020].

“REBELLING HEROINES: AHSOKA, SABINE, AND HERA IN STAR WARS REBELS.” in Fourth Wave Feminism in Science Fiction & Fantasy: Volume 2. Essays on Television Representation, 2013-2019. Edited by Valerie Estelle Frankel. Jefferson: McFarland and Co: 2019.

“THE VENERATION OF SAINT ÆTHELTHRYTH IN LATE ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND: RELICS AND LITURGY AS BODY.” [In Preparation]

“MOTHERHOOD IN LATE ANGLO-SAXON MANUSCRIPTS.” [In Progress] in Title TBC: The Proceedings of the Eighth International Insular Art Conference (Held at the University of Glasgow, July 2017).

“VICE & VIRTUE AS WOMAN?: THE ICONOGRAPHY OF GENDER IDENTITY IN THE LATE ANGLO-SAXON PSYCHOMACHIA ILLUSTRATIONS.”  Medieval Feminist Forum (Transgender Special Edition), ed. Dorothy Kim. [Forthcoming, 2019]

“A LOVE LETTER TO SCOTLAND:” THE CREATION & CONCEPTION OF HERITAGE, in Adoring Outlander: Essays on Fandom, Genre, and the Female Audience. Edited by Valerie Estelle Frankel. Jefferson: McFarland and Co: February 2016.